Kids' Birthday Bags & Party Picks


  • Translucent bakery bag
  • Cryogen White cardstock (Arjo Wiggins)
  • Coordinating curling ribbon
  • Coordinating paper shred
  • Noteworthy die-cut scalloped circle, 12”x12” (Making Memories)
  • Sheer brown/white polka dot ribbon (Wright’s)
  • Brown button (Making Memories)
  • Pink Dew Drops (Robin’s Nest)
  • Black card stock (Prism Papers)
  • Ink-jet printable vellum
  • Red/white stitched ribbon (Wright’s)
  • Linen thread (Stampin’ Up!)


  • Adirondack Pitch Black Pigment Ink pad (Ranger)
  • COPIC markers (Imagination International)
  • Dot N Roller Adhesive (Kokuyo)
  • Wooden craft stick
  • Stamps (Lizzie Anne Designs): Ballerina; Ballerina Saying
  • Scalloped Rectangle Nestabilities die (Spellbinders)
  • Stamps (Lizzie Anne Designs): Pirate; Ahoy Matey
  • White Craft Stampin’ ink pad (Stampin’ Up!)
  • White gel pen
  • Computer and ink-jet printer
  • Free map download (


  • General
  • 1. Stamp two main images on white cardstock. Color with markers and cut out.
  • 2. Adhere one main image to top of craft stick. Tie curling ribbon around stick as shown.
  • Ballerina Party
  • 1. Cut quarter-circle from Noteworthy paper and wrap with ribbon; knot at front and adhere to bag.
  • 2. Adhere ballerina and three Dew Drops to bag as shown. Fill with paper shred and roll closed; tape to secure.
  • 3. Stamp sentiment on Noteworthy paper and die cut into scalloped rectangle. Adhere tag to bag front. Tie ribbon through button; adhere to tag.
  • Pirate Party
  • 1. Print treasure map on vellum; trim to same size as bag front. Slide vellum into bag and press toward front; secure at corners with adhesive, if desired. Fill with paper shred and roll closed; tape to secure.
  • 2. Wrap top of bag with red ribbon and tie ends together with linen thread.
  • 3. Stamp sentiment in white ink on black card stock; trim into eye patch shape. Use gel pen to draw dashed border. Adhere patch to ribbon and pirate to bag.
  • More
  • 1. Creative Party Themes:
  • 2. Animals: zoo, farm, wild, mythical, pets
  • 3. Hobbies: sports, music, art, scouts
  • 4. Favorite color or food
  • 5. Season of the year

by Lori Craig

Print Project